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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Corpi


Corpi has practically disappeared, Corpus, very very rare, it seems Neapolitan, Corpus would seem to have in addition to the Salentine stock, even probably a Venetian one, it should derive from the Christian auspicious name Corpus Christi or Corpi Santi, sometimes used to baptize a foundling. additions provided by Carlo Corpi The Corpi family is of Genoese or Venetian origin. The presence of some Corps is attested, near Istanbul in 1830. Where they were owners of a splendid Palace erected in 1873 in the Tepebasi district of Istanbul: Palazzo Corpi, in fact. additions provided by Guido Buldrini Palazzo Corpi (in Turkish Korpi Sarayi) was built by the owner Ignazio Corpi, and is now owned by the US government that have their Consulate there after the embassy was transferred to Ankara in 1937. Curiously yes it is the first real estate property acquired abroad by the US government. However, one of the largest chapels in the Catholic cemetery of Feriköy, also in Istanbul, still belongs to the Corpi.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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